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Scrum Master I
Stamford, Connecticut  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #53339 Posted January 14, 2022

Scrum Master

  • Experience as Scrum Master in enterprise environment
  • Experience working on data engineering/data science/ML projects
  • Scrum certs highly desired

Works as a Scrum Master within the teams to effectively fulfill project objectives. Facilitates Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Product Demos and Sprint Retrospectives

Develops a deep knowledge of all aspects of the project, helps define priorities and effectively manages planning, execution, and monitoring to successful conclusion. Organize and maintain product documentation

Manage and effectively deliver features committed to for the Release Train. Supports Product Owners in developing, maintaining and grooming Product Backlog Removes impediments/blockers in order to keep teams productive Identifies and manages dependencies with many other internal or external teams Provides metrics and status to leadership, program manager and project sponsors Support/Collaborate with team members to implement Agile/Scrum best practices Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions Actively manage project risks and issues Meticulously track action items and drive them to closure Development capacity planning and helping in release scheduling

Initiates, builds, and maintains good relationships with IT and business management to help facilitate effective completion of project work.

Prepares project status reports, burndowns, and keeps management, project sponsors and project stakeholders informed of project status and related issues.

Assist in cross-team release coordination and testing efforts. Agile program experience w/ specializations that have system engineering, hardware and data science deliverable where lifecycles and task uncertainty vary

Equal depth of knowledge of statistics and software (not a practitioner)

Experience in working with Data Science/Machine learning as software

Ability to effectively breakdown Data Science work into sprint and PI deliverables

Experience working with back-end and middleware software development

Strong aptitude for understanding technical requirements and software development Ability to assist in QA process

Experience/understanding of Data Science and Machine Learning technology as well as software development

Has strong working relationships with project team members. Minimum Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline with a development background. Must have at least 2-3 years of experience on Agile Development Teams with a focus on Data Engineering.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

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